Reviews

Maren Morris, Jon Pardi and More Showcase Talent at CRS New Faces Show

The class of 2017 New Faces of Country Music took the stage Friday evening for an unforgettable night of music inside Nashville’s Omni Hotel.

Lauren Jo Black • February 25, 2017

Carly Pearce, Maddie & Tae and More Shine at Big Machine Label Group Luncheon

New faces lead the way throughout the Country Radio Seminar lunch, which gave way to a look at what tunes will soon be blasting through the speakers of every country radio listener.

Kelly Brickey • February 24, 2017

Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Vince Gill Steal the Show at Team UMG at The Ryman with Epic Guitar Jam

The three iconic singers brought down the house for a once-in-a-lifetime guitar siff-off in the Ryman for radio programmers.

Annie Reuter • February 24, 2017

Album Review: Little Big Town’s ‘The Breaker’

The 12-track album was produced by frequent collaborator Jay Joyce and merges the fun with the somber for a release that continues to showcase Little Big Town’s staying power.

Annie Reuter • February 22, 2017

Drake White Takes His Music to the Sky for Surprise In-Flight Concert

Performing on-board a plane is something Drake White won’t soon forget.

Chuck Dauphin • February 21, 2017

Album Review: Aaron Watson’s ‘Vaquero’

Vaquero maintains the down-to-earth style that Watson has become known for, though there are some moments where he paints outside the lines.

Chuck Dauphin • February 21, 2017

Album Review: Alison Krauss’ ‘Windy City’

There are some incredible ballads on this splendid album of obscure covers, but what is really dazzling are the songs with a bit of tempo.

Chuck Dauphin • February 18, 2017

Eric Church Is Holdin’ His Own On 2017 Headlining Tour

By the screams of the audience throughout Church’s nearly four-hour show, it was the fans that ought to thank him for his epic, marathon headlining set.

Annie Reuter • February 17, 2017

Album Review: Brett Young’s Self-Titled Debut

Relationships are the focal point of Brett Young’s much-anticipated self-titled debut.

Laura Hostelley • February 7, 2017

Album Review: Reba’s ‘Sing It Now: Songs of Faith and Hope’

Reba’s new album, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith and Hope, includes some of her best performances to date.

Chuck Dauphin • February 1, 2017

Album Review: Lauren Alaina’s ‘Road Less Traveled’

The album is proof of the maturing the Georgia-native has gone through and results in a genuine piece of art.

Laura Hostelley • January 26, 2017

Album Review: Brantley Gilbert’s ‘The Devil Don’t Sleep’

Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep was well worth the three year wait. Trust us.

Chuck Dauphin • January 24, 2017

Luke Bryan, Brothers Osborne Close Out Crash My Playa 2017

After four days of pool party concerts, unlimited alcohol and scenic views, Bryan still had the audience on their feet and dancing along to his two-and-a-half hour set.

Annie Reuter • January 23, 2017

Dierks Bentley Blazes Through Sold-Out Headlining Show in Nashville

“Tonight, this is my Stanley Cup game seven. This is the biggest show of my life,” said Bentley.

Laura Hostelley • January 22, 2017

Blake Shelton Wraps Crash My Playa Night 3 With Star-Studded Encore

“It’s good to be here,” Shelton said two songs into his set. “Let’s celebrate country music together. Let’s make country music great again.”

Annie Reuter • January 22, 2017

Luke Bryan Plays Marathon Set at Night Two of Crash My Playa 2017

Performing for nearly three hours, the singer had fans on their feet and dancing along to all of his hits as well as a few surprise covers.

Annie Reuter • January 21, 2017

Little Big Town Brings the Country Party to Night One of Crash My Playa 2017

There was even a surprise appearance from the host himself… Luke Bryan!

Annie Reuter • January 20, 2017

Lady Antebellum is Back (And Better Than Ever!)

Hours after releasing their new single “You Look Good,” Lady Antebellum hosted a show in Nashville to share what they’ve been working on.

Laura Hostelley • January 20, 2017

Brothers Osborne Welcomed Home at Nashville Headlining Show

The set was filled with rocking guitar solos and impeccable harmonies as a pawnshop ensemble served as their backdrop, representative of their debut album Pawn Shop.

Laura Hostelley • January 19, 2017

Album Review: Natalie Hemby’s ‘Puxico’

Natalie Hemby creates a new path for herself within the country genre with her debut album, Puxico.

Annie Reuter • January 12, 2017